All Weekend

Comedian and impressionist-extraordinaire David Burleigh is at Planet Gemini Friday and Saturday nights. Stay afterwards for karaoke and dancing. Friday and Saturday at 9pm. 2110 Fremont Street, Monterey. $10-$15.

Celebrate the return of Monterey's favorite massive mammal! WhaleFest Monterey hosts a variety of family fun activities including face painting, educational exhibits, historic walking tours and chalk art all to take place at the Whale Watching Capital of the World. What would WhaleFest be without whale watching? Click here to find a tour! Saturday and Sunday from 10am-5pm. 1 Old Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey. Free event.

Saturday

Learn about the unique history of California Indian baskets this afternoon at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History. Basketry scholar Ralph Shanks explores the Native California art form with a special lecture and presentation. 3pm-4:30pm. 165 Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove. $5.

MY Museum turns into a 21+ hot spot tonight for Game Night! Enjoy games that conjure memories from your childhood as well as few new ones. There will also be a wide variety of noshes from local eateries and wines from Morgan Winery. 7:30pm-10pm. 425 Washington Street, Monterey. $20.

Head to the Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur for Forrest Day's EP Release Party full of live music, dancing and fun! 8pm. 47200 Highway One, Big Sur. $15.

Sunday

Scope out some of the feathered friends that call Palo Corona home. Join amateur birders with the Monterey Peninsula Regional Parks District for a hike through the lower trails of the park where you're likely to see hawks, harriers and raptors. 8am. Palo Corona, Carmel. Free event.

Get ready for spring with beautiful rose cutting and a delightful brunch at Misson San Antonio de Padua in southern Monterey County. There will also be plenty of family fun activities like crafts, face-painting and an array of gifts for purchase. 10am-2pm. End of Mission Road , Jolon. $10.

Brunch at Mission San Antonio de Padua